Sightseeing in Moscow

Moscow might be one of the most famous cities in the world, but it’s one that’s only just becoming a mainstream tourist destination. It has built a reputation for being expensive to visit, with especially high accommodation costs, but there are so many interesting and famous sights to see that it’s worth saving up for. […]

Sightseeing in Saint Petersburg, Russia

Russia’s second largest city is, at least in my opinion, by far its prettiest. Saint Petersburg doesn’t have quite the hustle and bustle of Moscow, but it’s a majestic city resting on the Neva River and has so many interesting activities to keep you busy, including: A visit to the Hermitage Museum in the Winter […]

Book Review: Strange Telescopes in Moscow

There are ever more travel narratives coming out of Russia, and Strange Telescopes: Following the Apocalypse from Moscow to Siberia, the new book by Daniel Kalder, is certainly one of the more unusual ones – in fact the “strange” of the title is definitely an apt adjective.